Former NSW MP for Wagga Wagga – allegations concerning breach of public trust to improperly gain a benefit (Operation Keppel)
The public inquiry in this matter is now adjourned. See below to access transcripts, exhibits, the submissions timetable and other information.
The ICAC is investigating allegations that, from 2012 to August 2018, the then NSW Member of Parliament for Wagga Wagga, Mr Daryl Maguire, engaged in conduct that involved a breach of public trust by using his public office, involving his duties as a member of the NSW Parliament, and the use of parliamentary resources, to improperly gain a benefit for himself and/or entities close to him. These entities included G8wayinternational/G8wayinternational Pty Ltd and associated persons.
On 1 October 2021, the Commission announced it would conduct a further public inquiry in Operation Keppel. Details of the further investigation can be accessed here.
Operation Keppel transcript non-publication order - 15 October 2020
An erroneous version of the transcript from this morning’s session
was uploaded to this website today at approximately 4.45 pm. That
version was removed from the website at approximately 5.18 pm. The Chief
Commissioner has made a direction pursuant to section 112 of the Independent Commission Against Corruption Act 1988
that any part of that version of transcript shall not be published,
copied or described in any manner that may reveal the contents of same. A
corrected version has since been published.
Operation Keppel update 11 January 2023
Operation Keppel update 28 October 2022
View the Operation Keppel submissions timetable - updated 27 October 2022
Download the Ruling regarding private evidence - 1 November 2021 (pdf)
Download the Ruling regarding Cabinet documents and deliberations - 17 October 2021 (pdf)
Download the Operation Keppel Opening Statement - 18 October 2021 (pdf)
Download the public inquiry COVID-19 protocol (pdf)
Download the Operation Keppel media guidelines - October 2021 (pdf)
Download the Operation Keppel Opening Statement- September 2020 (pdf)
Download the Operation Keppel opening address documents - September 2020 (pdf)
Download the witness list
View all public inquiry transcripts associated with this investigation. The Commission will endeavour to make transcripts available as soon as practicable. It cannot advise specific times for when transcripts will be published, due to factors including checking procedures to ensure compliance with any non-publication orders made under the ICAC Act. Users are also reminded that they may follow the proceedings in real time if a public inquiry is being live streamed.
Keppel Exhibit List
Exhibit 531 – a suppression order applies to this exhibit.